Sligo County Council through the Sligo Regional Design Office are in the early stages of planning for a Greenway project entitled, ‘The Sligo Greenway’ from Collooney to Bellaghy. This project which is funded by Transport Infrastructure Ireland will provide a high-quality Greenway from Collooney to Bellaghy Co. Sligo. Arup has been appointed by Sligo County Council to provide multi-disciplinary engineering and other specialist consultancy services to progress the project through Phases 1-4 of the Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) Project Management Guidelines.

Project Background

This project is to provide an off-road public walking / cycling trail which links Bellaghy with Collooney, County Sligo passing through the townlands of Collooney, Coolaney, Tobercurry and Curry. The project will mainly be for recreational use and will investigate providing links to the National Mountain Bike Centre at Coolaney. The project would also eventually link to Sligo Town and Enniskillen, County Fermanagh via the planned cross border Sligo, Leitrim, Northern Counties Railway (SLNCR) Greenway.